Brett Lininger was most recently a principal and chair of the Business Practice Group at Semmes, Bowen & Semmes in Baltimore, where he represented clients from various industries including insurance, energy, healthcare, and information technology companies. He also represented government affairs clients as a lobbyist before the Maryland General Assembly, Executive State Agencies and City and County governments.
During the Administration of Governor Bob Ehrlich, Lininger served as the Director of Government Relations for the Maryland Insurance Administration under Commissioner Al Redmer. He was also head of his own government affairs consulting firm, and he served on the Transition Team for Governor Larry Hogan.
A graduate of University of Baltimore School of Law and Towson University, Lininger is a member of the University of Baltimore Foundation Board and immediate past chair of the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Baltimore, Inc. He is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and the Baltimore City Bar Association. Lininger is also a 2017 recipient of The Daily Record’s Leadership in Law Award, and he was named Independent Insurance Agents of Maryland’s Insurance Person of the Year in 2009.